An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth: a cross-cultural study of feuding

American Anthropologist Vol/Iss. 67 Published In Pages: 1470-1482
By Otterbein, Keith F., Otterbein, Charlotte Swanson


". . . societies which frequently engage in war with their neighbors are less likely to have feuding than societies which have peaceful external relations" (1477)


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
Phi coefficientNot Supportedabove .10.04Two-tailed


Variable NameVariable Type OCM Term(s)
FeudingDependentIngroup Antagonisms
WarfareIndependentWar, Instigation Of War